Dr Donald Batten

Dr Donald Batten


Dr Batten has been a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist for over 40 years. He treats patients aged up to 18y, presenting a wide variety of conditions, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and neurodevelopmental disorders.

His treatment methods include psychological approaches such as behaviour therapy, family therapy and medication.

In addition to Litfield House in Bristol, Dr Batten also practices in Cheltenham. He is fully up to date with CPD and revalidation requirements and is registered with the General Medical Council (No: 2240484)

Consultant Profile

Name: Dr Donald Batten
Qualifications: MB ChB (Sheffield) 1975, MRCPsych 1980, MA in Ethics of Health Care (Wales), FRCPsych 2007, Approved under Section 12 (2) Mental Health Act
Specialities: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Neurodevelopmental problems, & Medico-legal work.
Clinical Research Interests: Ethics of Healthcare
Year Qualified: 1975
Appointments NHS: Retired from NHS 2016 after 13y in Swindon CAMH
University Posts: Undergraduate Clinical Teacher, University of Bristol
Membership of National Professional Societies: British Medical Association, Bristol Medico-Legal Society
Medico Legal Reports: Established medico legal practice specializing in personal injury and medical negligence cases, and occasional criminal cases. May conduct consultations at patient’s home when necessary.

Contact Details

Appointments: 01242 300303
Private Secretary: Mrs Cheryl Prestidge
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Email Address: Cheryl@medicalsolutions.org.uk
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